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evanston, 13 miles north of downtown chicago, home to northwestern university and multimillion dollar mansions. an idyllic north shore suburb. >> police search warrant. compromise! compromise! compromise! >> until you look closely. >> target in the lot. >> got a guy right there. he's right there. >> when i get the [ muted ] out of here you all know what time it is. >> it's d-day for sergeant olander and the cook county sheriff's police. together with the evanston pd
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they're rounding up more than two dozen local narcotics traffickers. they've spent the last five months building cases and they're about to net a very big fish. >> go! >> police. search warrant! >> downstairs, downstairs! >> search warrant! >> downstairs, downstairs, go! >> you ever worked with the police before or no? >> here we go, guys. go. >> search warrant! police search warrant! >> downstairs, downstairs! downstairs, downstairs go.
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>> i mean, whatever you find in here belongs to me, whatever you find. >> you want us to tear the place up or are you going to tell us where it's at? >> no, i don't have anything. there's a scale in there with heroin on it. that's me. that's mine. anything else you find in there -- >> anything else? >> i forgot about it or -- >> anything else on you? >> you can pat me down, too. i don't have anything on me. nothing. >> we're going to tear the house apart. >> for what? i just told you there ain't nothing in there. >> evanston police are have been waiting to nab this target an alleged evanston dealer for a long time. they couldn't do it by it themselves, not in a criminal community this small. they needed an ace up their sleeve. >> we don't do much undercover with our own officers in town. it's almost impossible for us to get into the drug dealers, because they know us. they know our names, our faces. we have to bring in outside people. >> long time, right?
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>> yep. >> okay. if i say there ain't nothing in there -- >> you know this guy right here? >> now their trump card. >> not a good day for you, man. you know what i'm saying? you got a bad case. you know what i'm saying? do you know what i'm saying? that was a question. >> oh, okay. i heard your question. >> okay, cool, cool. >> you know who that is? >> no. >> the look on his face was, i'm screwed. i love seeing the look. right now, he's thinking -- at that moment he knew he sold this guy drugs and this guy's a cop. he's standing in front of him with all the gear on. we have video of the deal and everything. so he knows. >> that's not all that olander and their fellow officers have on their target. they've seized enough illegal fire power from his house for a one-man army. >> 50 caliber desert eagle to 9
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millimeter sig. we got springfield arms. >> at this point, all he can do is help himself. it's on him. >> why would i want to talk to someone? >> i'm just letting you now. >> but why would i want to talk to someone? >> the dealers know the game. we've had brothers give up brothers, their own family. this is the game. >> but even as police send the target and 35 other arrestees off to jail, they know they're only making a minor dent in a much larger problem. evanston's gang presence has been growing and so has its murder rate. in 2010, homicides rose by 600%. >> everybody has heard of evanston for northwestern university. very cultural suburb.
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beautiful suburb by the lakefront. very seldom do you hear go two, three blocks in, about the drug dealing. heroin, crack and all that. >> and it's literally two blocks. >> yeah. it's right there. >> evanston's proximity to other affluent suburbs makes it a central hub for drug sales north of chicago. many customers are casual users, experimenting with cocaine or heroin. some pay the ultimate price. heroin fatalities in outlying areas have more than doubled in two years. >> when a new strand of heroin comes into an area and they don't know how to cut it or the potency of it, they put it on the street. these kids are naive, human guinea pigs. that's what's frustrating. some kid for the first time comes out from one of these northern affluent neighborhoods, goes to evanston, buys heroin, hears it's something cool to try, and dies the first time. >> olander and his team begin planning another major operation with the evanston pd.
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this time they'll move higher up the food chain, taking aim at dealers who move bigger quantities of drugs. >> they do their sales on the street. they're mobile. they feel a little more secure because they're mobile. they're moving. they're watching. what we'll do is make our buys from there. we adapt to them. >> hey, anybody from evanston? evanston? there have been a lot of shootings over there, man. mayor daly knocks the projects down. where do you think these guys go to thousands of dollars, relocate to a different area and move out to evanston. it's my block. no, it's not. i'm going to show you whose block it is. >> evanston is not the only community battling an influx of
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gang activity from the city. it's a widespread phenomenon, fueled in part by the closing of chicago's public housing projects. now gangs are sprawling into 88% of the suburbs throughout cook county. >> chief of police asked me how do you know i have a gang problem? i tell him, chief, i have this. i understand what this stuff means. >> one of the best places to track the chicago area's 70 plus gangs and estimated 100,000 gang members is at the jail. most detainees here are being held for trial as they bring charge but not convicted of crimes. investigators with the criminal intelligence unit or ciu are assisting multiple police agencies at once from the evanston pd to the chicago pd to the sheriff's police. and sharing the latest gang
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intel. recently investigators adrian sandoval and drake carpenter began hearing about a renewed battle on the streets between two long-time rivals, the latin kings and the maniac latin disciples. >> what are you? >> maniac. >> it's hot over there. what's your background? >> couple of misdemeanors, resisting arrest. >> fighting with kings? >> what do they call you? >> maniacs have been at war with a lot of other big gangs, cold bros, gangsters, kings. one of the biggest bloodiest wars was with themselves where they were killing each other. >> you're not going to see my face. no shame in my game. salute me or shoot me. >> maniac latin disciples or mlds represent the second largest latino street gang in chicago.
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founded in the 1960s, they got their start on the city's northwest side and branched out from there. they now claim up to 3,000 members, who must obey strict codes of conduct. above all, no one is to cooperate with law enforcement. but sandoval and carpenter have seen gang members break that cardinal rule time and time again. they've personally recruited many informants from the maniac latin disciples, including this man, who we're calling poncho, to protect his identity. poncho has been in and out of jail several times. at one point, sandoval helped him work out a plea bargain on a drug possession case. >> you know, i was in a bad situation and the man came and saved me. i owed him for that. >> he keeps us informed of
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what's going on, inside and out. >> poncho takes sandoval by surprise when he brings a fellow member of his gang in the foal. they'll be working alongside each other as paid informants. >> what happened is we've known each other so long that he felt a vibe from me. he came to me and he was like, hey, man, you know, what's up? i know you're doing this cause i see it. and me being the man that i am i said yeah, man, that's what i'm doing. he was like, well, man, you know what, i want to help out, too. >> right now it's the beginning helping each other out. let's see when they have the first disagreement how it turns out. >> kos means kill on sight in latino gang slang. both these men are taking extra precautions like wearing disguises on camera for their safety. we're giving poncho's partner the nickname to conceal his identity. >> if they found out right now i have to go home and just leave
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everything, just go, straight to the border. just disappear. >> it's a fine line you cross. you really can't come back. >> if they told them i was here, they wouldn't believe it. not him. because it's the neighborhood you grew up in. all these guys know each others from years and years and back. >> but for all of the gang's talk about loyalty, paranoia runs deep within their upper ranks. and for good reason. the ship's full of leaks. >> they know right now a lot of people talk, a lot of people working with the police. they know people are working. they don't know who. so they like leery about everybody, you know. >> poncho and lefty say it's become a matter of self preservation to play both sides of the fence. they also have another motive. money. both offer to help sandoval and carpenter set up members of a drug ring on the city's west side. they could earn a percentage of
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any cash thapoliceeize as a result of the sting operation. >> if i could make some money i'm going to do it because this is like a job for me. >> where is he at now, jay? >> to be that guy who's setting everybody up and nobody knows who you are is a rush in itself and they feed off of it. >> it's all in or nothing. >> this can go sour real fast. >> police, search warrant! come to the door. come to the door. across the couy has brought me to the lovely city of boston. cheers. and seeing as it's such a historic city, i'm sure they'll appreciate that geico's been saving people money for over 75 years. oh... dear, i've dropped my tea into the boston harbor. huhh... i guess this party's over. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.
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we got the knowledge. we got the avenues. and we gonna open those up for these guys cause it's going to be a long summer. >> summertime is traditionally chicago's bloodiest season. and a long-time rivalry between
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two major latino games is already flaring up again. ciu investigators adrian sandoval and drake carpenter has a pair of street informants from one of those gangs, maniac latin disciples, ready to go to work for them. >> it's good to have guys like me here. there's going to be a lot of shooting. >> besides acting as eyes and ears for law enforcement, they've offered to set up a west side drug ring in return for money. we're calling them poncho and lefty for their protection. >> who can get us to this block? >> me. >> you could? >> yeah. i know. >> even though black and latino gangs occupy different territories in chicago, sometimes they'll work together if there's a financial opportunity. poncho and lefty are giving up members of a black street gang that they do business with. >> although they're oppositions,
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it's all about money. especially on the west side. >> i'm set up on monticello and huron. you got guys on the northwest corner and the southeast corner. >> as a first step, sheriff's police are sending an undercover officer with poncho to buy heroin from the ring leader. >> target we got today only serves select clientele. and our informant is one of them. >> he rides with one of four unmarked surveillance units while the deal goes down. >> where is he at now, jay? >> he's intro'ing to the guy right now. >> all right. it's a good deal. he got a whole jab. he got 12. they're heading back to the meet spot. >> it went great. i introduced my friend to him and he shook his hand. he gave him his number and told me call me whenever you need anything.
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you know you have to have a good friend when you're doing this. if you're nervous, paranoid, that's how things are going to come out. if you're relaxed -- you know, you're doing good. >> with one successful buy under their belts, investigators plan to do more with his help. but they want to send out his partner, lefty, next on an undercover buy before he gets any second thoughts. >> right now only one guy working. the other guy can still hold that against him. obviously you can't always get along with somebody. it's pretty risky but we'll see. >> everything hinges on the relationship between the two informants. within a matter of days an unforeseen event will put that relationship to the test. 13 miles north of chicago, another sheriff's police operation is in full swing in evanston. the north gang unit is helping
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the local pd put away its own rack of usual suspects. >> did he have anything besides the weed? >> he just had the weed. that was it. it was all bagged to sell. >> it was bagged up in nickels or dimes or whatever. he said i saw cush, so -- >> that will be a felony. >> we know how they work. they know how we work. we can supply surveillance. the bad guys haven't seen informants before that's why we're successful. >> riggio himself often goes undercover to play a role to build trust with a number of unsavory characters. hey, girl, what's up? are you going to be around today? >> one of his newest targets,
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an extasy dealer named after candy. >> i'm looking at those skittles, so -- all right. let me know what the paper is on that, too. all right. cool. she asked me if i wanted a jar, which is a hundred. i said half a jar. anything over 15 we're good with, but i figured police buy 15 pills because that's all they need to buy. so we'll buy half a jar and get a search warrant out of it. >> i was going to be up in the area in a little bit and wanted to see if i roll through. trying to talk like they do. we debrief people we arrest and just talking to them, you know the terminology that they like to use. call me back. all right. >> count all the steps he's doing right now, probably on his 500th step. >> he paces. he'll wear out a piece of the grass up there. >> each time that riggio and his fellow officers launch a new operation in evanston, they face a shrewder, more calculating adversary. >> we basically teach them how to do their job better.
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we need to adapt to that as well. >> you need to think like them to a point. after doing this so many years, i've had people tell me i'm tarnished. my wife's a pharmaceutical rep. i go to their parties or dinner. i can't relate to these people after doing this job so long, it's hard to relate to other people. and then she says, are you sure you're not the police? i said, no, i'm not the police. i wish i was, i would have a real job. she reached inside of her bra, pulled it out, handed it to me. she said the better ones are the lighter ones. they're all good but they're better. >> besides ecstasy that riggio was pursuing, they're lining up 20 other targets with the help of informants. they'll make multiple drug buys from each of them in order to build the strongest cases. eventually, they'll arrest them all in a massive sweep.
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>> that's why they call them skittles. all the happy flavors, i guess. >> 37 miles to the south in the suburb of markham, members of the south gang unit face a more immediate mission at hand. investigator matt jenna and his fellow officers are getting ready to execute their fourth search warrant in the past week. there's never a dull moment in their neck of the woods, with the greatest proliferation of street gangs anywhere in cook county outside of the inner city. >> our target, we did three control buys out of his residence, all crack cocaine. >> pretty much his whole family is locked up. he'll be joining them. >> pull it down, pull it down. [ male announcer ] we all deserve a good night's sleep. thankfully, there's zzzquil. it's not for colds, it's not for pain, it's just for sleep.
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>> it's the middle of a nonstop week for the cook county sheriff's south gang unit based in chicago's south suburbs. investigator matt jenna is juggling five cases at once and has many more in the pipeline. >> we've arrested this guy seven times, our department alone has arrested him seven times, ten arrests in his background. >> on average, the sheriff's gang units serve ten search warrants for drugs and guns every month. jenna and his colleagues are focused on places like robbins, harvey and midlothian. in fact, the south suburbs represent the single hottest focal point of gang activity outside chicago city limits. >> there is gunfire, have a position to cover that you can move to. >> all right, guys, let's gear up, go outside and rehearse. >> just going to go over and hit it, grab this guy. a lot of crack cocaine and he has yet to see any jail time. so, hopefully, this will be the nail in the coffin right here. >> all right. >> here we go. >> hands.
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>> hands up. hands up. pull it down, pull it down. pull it down. get on the ground. get on the ground. i got it. get on the ground. >> police run into their target on the stairs. then they hit his apartment. they find what they came looking for right in plain view. >> pretty happy with what we recovered. a nice sized amount of crack cocaine there. that's a good hit right there, real good hit. >> remember me? >> yeah. >> guess i caught you, huh? >> based on how much activity they see, the sheriff's gang investigators find it hard to believe claims that crime is down in chicago as some city and police departments have reported.
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>> there's the expression there's lies and then there's statistics. most are noble but then the last thing sometimes they want to do is acknowledge they have crime because it will impact the neighborhood. they would be flabbergasted if they knew how little police departments actually talked to each other. >> one thing is for certain as the city demolished 1,000 public housing units, gangs migrated outward. they were forced to relocate during the past two decades. that's made a lasting impact on communities to the south and to the north, including evanston. >> 641. 1405. 101.
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>> evanston is kind of a mini chicago. we have the diversity of it with the neighborhoods, $5 million houses on the lake and a lot of section eight housing and poverty and pockets of bad areas within the good areas. >> they say they know all the key drug dealers in town and have recruited informants to help bring them down. >> we do whatever it takes to get some good charges on these guys. >> there is a lot of drug activity right here. >> epicenter. >> posted, hanging on the block. >> handing out business cards. >> that, too. >> this guy was handing ut business cards, this particular business card at one of the red line stations and he actually gave it to one of my informants. his card says 100 bags. call me first. which is bags of rock.
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street slang for crack cocaine. according to the informant, he had a whole stack of them and was handing them out to people at the station. >> today an undercover sheriff's police officer will be buying product from the enterprising young dealer. six unmarked units roll out to set up surveillance outside the meet spot. >> the target is inside the subway. right next to the sign. >> it's going to go down right next to us. >> all right. target's in the backseat. >> the target is still inside the vehicle. >> target just got out. he is walking eastbound on howard.
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>> all right. very good. >> good deal, good deal. on the way back to the meet spot. >> in an hour or two, we're going to send undercover officer back in, say stuff was good and we will take six more. and this guy is now -- >> nice. >> counting his money. walking away. >> on to the next one. >> next on "the squeeze." >> everybody's heard. he shot the wrong people. now he got to pay for it. >> the community is in an uproar over it. the police are in uproar over it. >> it's the turn offed tide. >> anybody shooting kids, get ready because we're going to hit the whole gang. [ male announcer ] if we could see energy... what would we see? ♪ the billions of gallons of fuel that get us to work.
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authorities, but a team of two enormously ups the stakes as each entrusts his life with the other. this pair of informants who we have been calling poncho and lefty have just started an operation to nab a drug ring on chicago's west side. their plan takes a turn one week later. it's at this playground that gunfire erupts at a neighborhood on northwest side. bullets strike two little girls, a 7-year-old and a 2-year-old, piercing one in the back and grazing the other in the head. both survive their injuries and police capture the alleged gunman, a maniac latin disciple who was trying to shoot at a rival and missed. >> this was an outrageous act. >> chicago's new police superintendent declares war on the maniac latin disciples. >> their entire organization is going to be held accountable for
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the actions of one of them. >> it's the turn of the tide. we're not going to be blamed. we're going to set an example. anybody shooting kids, get ready because we're going to get the whole kbang. >> they find themselves now caught in the middle. prior to the shooting, they helped map out the hierarchy of the entire organization. >> they have the governor. >> the governor and the minister. >> right. he will fall under the minister's spot. >> now that information takes on a whole new relevance. >> how accurate is this? >> they are well organized, obviously, and it can help them and also hurts them. they have structure. they have somebody to dictate what's going to happen. if one of their main guys who is highly involved decides to help us out, it's so much easier taking everybody else down. >> he and his colleagues share the intel with chicago police who launch a massive crackdown
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on the gang. within two weeks of the shooting, the chicago pd arrests 120 maniac latin disciples, many of them on misdemeanor charges and outstanding warrants. >> not only did you send a message to the disciples, you sent a message to all gangs city wide. >> investigators go to meet with one of their informants in the meantime. >> everybody's scared right now. superintendent of chicago police said he's coming after all the maniac latin. everybody heard him so everybody's scare d. >> lefty claims that the shooter acted alone without authorization from the gang. e he had been fighting with some latin kings but now not even his own gang will defend him. >> nobody many the state right now ain't gonna send. he took action upon himself. and now he's gotta pay for it.
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nobody behind him on that -- because he's popped. >> has they wait for the dust to settle, their drug sales dry up with all the heat on the neighborhoods. they also expect their rivals to retaliate since they were int d intended targets of the shooting. for both upon cho and lefty, the takes suddenly couldn't be higher. >> to me, it was like a sign. because it just happened just like that. i sat there and i was like, oh, my god, and further what did i get myself into? but then i said it can be for. >> it could be caught. you could be behind bars. >> investigators decide to strike while the iron is hot. they want to use upon cho and lefty to take down a so-called nation house with the maniac latin disciples score their
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firearms. >> this house is in charge of supplying all the guys in the neighborhood with weapons, ammunition. >> they are going to have security probably front and back. so we definitely are going to be to have prepared. >> despite the risk, informants agree to help. they identify one house in particular where the gang not only keeps guns but also sells narcotics. the next step the police will send an undercover officer to buy drugs. >> we're going to try to take off the mid-level people in that gang. hopefully from that point some of the violence will slow down. >> these guys are out there shooting people. if we can get these guns off the street, that would be great. >> coming up on "the squeeze" -- >> i get nothing like he doesn't exist. >> you just want to look further because he seems like he was hiding something for sure. >> you want to tell me what that red stuff is in the back of your
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even inside the jail it's not acceptable. guys shoot or kill little kids, there's a lot of guys with a lot of anger, a lot of animosity and would love to beat up one of these guys who didn't follow the rules. >> in the wake of a gang-related shooting that wounded two little girls on chicago's northwest side, authorities are crack down on the maniac latin disciples.
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as police saturate their neighborhood, they are sending more maniacs to jail. the shooter himself is being held here under tight security. >> this kid's in fear for his life. we have to care about this kid getting killed. now what? now the maniacs might go where? to retaliate and send a message over there. now there's a total war because of this kid affected our drug sale. now we have to send a message because of his actions. >> you affiliated? who you ride with? >> maniac. >> what's going on with your guys yet? >> i don't know. number one hit list right now. >>. i want to beat him up myself. that's crazy. >> that's not part of the game, right? >> no, you don't shoot into no open parks. >> these guys when you're talking to them, you can listen
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to the truth. other shootings are happening all over the city. it happened to be two little girls in a nicer neighborhood, what happens? >> chicago police they are objective. it's to catch us and arrest us. our objective as criminals is to get the hell away. they are doing our job, i'm doing mine. >> 24 miles south of chicago, the team is playing the cat and mouse game today in full of gang activity. >> people call us directly and say this person is selling drugs over here, this person was seen with a gun. just different stuff a lot of times. we'll try to follow up on it when we get the complaint. >> a lovely town of harvey. we have a couple citizens complaints over an area where a
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lot of vice lords are at. >> as tab and his fellow officers roll through a hot block, they make a traffic stop on a driver who is too eager to get away. >> do you want to get charged with obstruction right now? up to play these games, i'll lock you up right now for obstruction. i need to see his i.d. too. >> this house has a house we're looking at. he's giving us attitude. as far as his passenger, he's giving a name and date of birth and nothing is coming back. >> look at him and see how nervous they are. got to pay attention to things like that. you never know. somebody might be ready to take off, maybe pull a gun out, ready to do anything. >> shaking like a leaf. did you see his chest?
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>> i run his name in texas and illinois and get absolutely nothing like he doesn't exist. >> what's up with you? you never been arrested before in your life? you don't know it by heart. >> nope, i don't know it by heart. >> you don't know his social. nothing coming back. something ain't right. >> while matt focuses on the passenger, sergeant tab makes a curious discovery on the truck's rear bumper. >> oh, it's dripping underneath. >> those look like blood drops there. >> absolutely. >> i think he needs to come out and explain this to us. >> what were you hauling that was all red? >> all red? >> yeah. the stuff ha looks like blood all over your tailgate. you're gonna have to open your truck. >> my tailgate already open. >> step out of the car. >> this guy here we mentioned
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the blood spatter and his neck was shaking like you wouldn't believe. >> i want to make sure there's nobody in your tailgate. >>. i'm being very simple with you. >> i can't be simple. i'm upset right now. you can open my tailgate and do whatever you want to do. >> you're going to open it it or go to jail. >> i'm just making sure there ain't nobody in here, man. >> you want to tell me what that red stuff is on the back of your truck? >> what? >> ruby red mulch. >> there's no body in the trunk but they discover that the passenger has a warrant for assault in illinois after he confesses his real name. their records show he's classified as armed and dangerous. they take him into custody and
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reluctantly let the driver go. >> this guy he's been around the block quite a few times, you can tell. he's the type of person you want to dig the block quite a few times, you can tell. you want to dig further because he seems like he was hiding something. maybe he thought we had something on him already. >> how many guys do that serve? down what i'm saying? we to figure out a way to get a warrant by thursday. >> time is of the essence for the investigator who plans to investigate the disciples. two of his opponents have are agreed to help take down a nation house where the gang stores weapons and sells narcotic. their access will allow the
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sheriff's police to have drug buys at the house for a search warrant. >> that is the stronghold for the block, for that area. this location is not just a hang out. there are heavies out there. >> within a few days, investigators wrap up enough buys for warrant. they want to hit the house fast before the latin disciples are feeling the heat. >> kids went inside the house. all right. police, search warrant. police, search warrant. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart.
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the community is in uproar over it. the police are in uproar over it. so hidden in the house, will hopefully send a message. >> we have a couple kids playing
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in the drive wau. >> can you take a ride by? >> police have declared war on the maniac latin disciples in chicago, following a shooting of two little girls who were bystanders and they have a warrant to search a nation house are the gang stashes guns and drugs. >> all right, let's go. >> given the arc, given the arc. kids went inside the house. >> back inside the house. >> coming to the door, coming to the door. >> a search warrant. >> police search want. come to the door. come to the door.
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>> police clear the house within minutes. they find the tenant, a maniac latin disciple and his family inside. they take him into custody and begin searching the premises while the neighborhood watches. the last thing that investigators expect to happen, however, is to walk away with almost nothing. they find a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and a weapon but not the weapons they counted on. >> you have two options. charge and go to court tomorrow or you go work with police. i know there was guns at your house. you moved them. i'm going to take that weed and the paraphernalia and send it to the state lab. after that, i can charge you any team i want.
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and within the next week, you hand me two guns this is how use case is going to go away. >> a lot ofs ago on the block. a lot of people seeing them get hit, seeing him let go. we will see what happens. and he knows if he doesn't come through, it won't be hard to catch him. >> in the weeks that follow, the suspect decides to take his chances with authorities. he never turns over the guns. >> what are they saying at the meetings, other than stay down? >> just stay low, stay low. you know, listen to the good work to you do. you know, i just play it by ear, you know. >> after the failed police raid, investigators sandoval and carpenter follow up with
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informants. they moved the weapons to ood location the day before the police arrived and they won't out on the day of. >> if you are caught up -- >> no certain respects, both informants weather the storm better than anyone else. timing and luck were on their side. >> it worked out better for them. they are not worried about anyone thinking they are up here with the police. >> they have a bond out. they have a bond. and a code on of silence between them is going to be real strong. >> as long as the chicago police continue to work down on the maniac latin disciple thes, it will stay clear. >> they go to the one right now. and you know, i i can't dealing with the maniacs. >> you can knock the whole
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orkization out in one fell woop? no. and it has done damage, sent a shock wave. >> they are going to try to keep a step ahead on of the game, which is normally what these guys do, somebody that big and organized, they are going to do what they have to do to survive. >> authorities are getting ready to hit the gangs in evansston in one fell swoop. as the joint operation between the sheriff's police and the pd nears its end game, investigators are looking at arresting 20 targets in the air yanchts i want to keep it the rolling in july and august and do the sweep. once we hit them hard like that, everything shuts down and the kids can go to school the and pretty much all the crap will be off the street for awhile. so that will be ideal. >> before the summer ends in chicago a reputed maniac
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dis-sipe is the bludgeons 14-yard with a baseball bat and puts the victim, in a coma. there's been a culture of everything that we do here in this unit, we work on informed information. >> was he the head of the block? he just took it. without a struggle? >> without a struggle. >> he knows everything. he knows the block, who's there. >> we are able to get a live play by play right from the block. >> there is our guy right there with the burgundy hat on. burgundy hoodie. >> it's on the informant. if they want to sell you, they can. >> no, no, you've got to sell her today. you've got to sell my guy. >> you've got to be straight with us. >> you said she won't talk to you all. >> who's the up-and-coming guy?

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